A trip to a waterpark may just be the highlight of the summer. If you are one of those who love to experience the thrill of shooting down a speedy water slide, you are in luck. There are some exciting water parks that are great for families that need have the need for speed when it comes to water. Take a look at five of the most extreme waterparks around.
Noah’s Ark Waterpark, Wisconsin Dells
This waterpark screams excitement. There are two extreme waterslides at Noah’s Ark Waterpark that are known for high speeds and thrills by the minute. The Black Anaconda is part waterslide and part roller coaster. Just like the name describes, this will make you feel like you are truly in the belly of an anaconda as it takes you down at 30 miles per hour.
In addition to that, this park also features the Scorpion’s Tail that drops you down vertically at 50 feet per second. This ten-story contraption is one of the reasons that helps to make this trip to Wisconsin Dells a fun time for everyone.
Blizzard Beach, Florida
You certainly won’t be freezing cold in this place because Blizzard Beach will keep you quite hot with excitement as you slide down a 120-foot slope on this awesome water slide. Mount Gushmore provides a speed of 60 miles per hour while you plummet to the bottom. This is certainly not for the faint-hearted.
Great Wolf Lodge, Pennsylvania
The Great Wolf Lodge provides hours and hours of extreme water fun. It is a thrill a minute as the water slide send you plunging 52 feet below and keep you twisting and turning at the same time you are getting soaked. The whole family will love it.
Raptor Reef Indoor Waterpark, Idaho
You don’t have to love dinosaurs to have great fun at the Raptor Reef Indoor Waterpark. Take a ride on the Lost Falls tube slide, swirl away on the Velociraptor Vortex, and take a spin on the Prehistoric Plunge. Also, only if you are a brave soul, you can try out their most extreme water slide called The Constrictor. This 350-foot high slide reveals its tight curves as you get the feeling of being constricted while racing to the bottom.
Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Kansas City
This extreme waterpark has locations in both Kansas City and in Texas, but Kansas City holds the trophy for having the world’s tallest water slide. It is called the Verruckt and it is so high that you can actually see the skyline of Kansas City. First there is the 168-foot drop, and then another 50-foot drop to make you scream with terror and joy all at the same time.